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Perennial herb, growing from a woody rootstock, typically flowering before the leaves appear. Stems erect at first later prostrate, occasionally climbing. The keel of the flower has a distinct upward directed pocket, giving the flowers of this species a twisted, asymmetrical look. See Vigna frutescens for comparison.


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Source: Flora of Zimbabwe

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